Chris Harrison Biography – Chris Harrison Wiki
Chris Harrison is an American television and game show host. Harrison is well known for his role as the host of the ABC reality television dating show The Bachelor since 2002, and its spin-offs The Bachelorette since 2003, Bachelor Pad from 2010 to 2012, Bachelor in Paradise since 2014, the first season of Bachelor in Paradise: After Paradise in 2015, Bachelor Live in 2016, and The Bachelor Winter Games in 2018. Harrison also served as the host of the syndicated version of Who Wants to Be a Millionaire from 2015 to 2019.
Between 1993 to 1999, he served as a sports reporter at CBS affiliate KWTV in Oklahoma City. He also worked at TVG Network, a horse racing channel, and was the host of Designers’ Challenge on HGTV. In 2001, he hosted the short-lived game show Mall Masters for GSN. In 2002, he guest-starred on Sabrina the Teenage Witch, as a music show host, in the episode “Ping, Ping a Song”. On November 23, 2008, he hosted the American Music Awards pre-show live on ABC.
The TV Guide Network announced that Harrison was signed to anchor its live red carpet awards coverage, beginning with the 2009 Primetime Emmy Awards in September. In 2011, together with Brooke Burns Harrison co-hosted the game show You Deserve It. He has also co-hosted Hollywood 411 on the former TV Guide Network. Harrison has hosted Designers’ Challenge on HGTV and Mall Masters on the Game Show Network.
In April 2015, it was announced that Harrison would replace Terry Crews as host of the syndicated version of Who Wants to Be a Millionaire? for the 2015–2016 season. Harrison hosts ABC’s reality television dating shows The Bachelor, The Bachelorette, Bachelor in Paradise, and its spinoffs. On February 13, 2021, he announced that he will be stepping aside from the franchise after facing criticism for defending a contestant on The Bachelor accused of racism. In March 2021, alternate hosts were announced for season 17 of The Bachelorette.
Born Christopher Bryan Harrison was born on July 26, 1971, in Dallas, Texas, United States. He attended Lake Highlands High School in Dallas, Texas where he graduated in 1989. Harrison attended Oklahoma City University in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma on a soccer scholarship. While there he was initiated into the Kappa Sigma fraternity.
Chris Harrison Age
Born Christopher Bryan Harrison was born on July 26, 1971, in Dallas, Texas, United States.
Chris Harrison Wife
He was previously married to his ex-wife Gwen Harrison. Together with Gwen, they have two children, Joshua and Taylor. In May 2012, Harrison and his wife announced they were divorcing. Harrison is currently in a relationship with his girlfriend Lauren Zima. His girlfriend is a reporter and journalist for Entertainment Tonight.
Chris Harrison Net Worth
Chris Harrison net worth is estimated to be $25 Million.